- Code STAT7042
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Rsch Sch of Finance, Actuarial Studies & App Stats
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Statistics
- Areas of interest Actuarial Studies
- Academic career PGRD
- Dr Yanlin Shi
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2015
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This course introduces survival models and discusses their estimation and their application to mortality. Topics covered will include: survival models; estimation procedures for lifetime distributions; statistical models of transfers between multiple states; maximum likelihood estimation of transition intensities for such models; binomial model of mortality including estimation and comparison with multiple state models.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:To achieve an understanding of and facility in:
- Explain in detail the concept of survival models.
- Understand estimation procedures for lifetime distributions.
- Derive statistical models of transfer between multiple states, including processes with single or multiple decrements, and describe relationships between probabilities of transfer and transition intensities.
- Describe maximum likelihood estimators for the transition intensities in models of transfers between states with piecewise constant transition intensities.
- Demonstrate how to test crude estimates for consistency with a standard table or a set of graduated estimates, and demonstrate the process of graduation.
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Assessment for this course will comprise:
- Mid Semester Exam 20%
- Final Examination 80%
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10 hours per week
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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2906||16 Feb 2015||06 Mar 2015||31 Mar 2015||29 May 2015||In Person||N/A|